Xi Chi Delta Sweeps Makin’ Music Awards


Makin' Music // November 9, 2018

Social club Xi Chi Delta swept the 2018 Makin’ Music awards Saturday night, April 7, 2018. Their “A Venture with the Vikings” won the sweepstakes award, placing first in every category of judging. Second and third place in the sweepstakes went to Phi Kappa Alpha’s “Rather Be in Hollywood” and Chi Beta Chi’s “Somewhere in My Memory,” respectively. Theta Nu won the Spirit of Makin’ Music award which was presented Friday night to the club who best embodies the spirit of the event.

Xi Chi Delta’s show was directed by a team of five students: Miriam Sparks, sophomore social work major from Hazel Green, Alabama; Grant Goodman, sophomore marketing major from Selmer, Tennessee; Leah Stinson, junior English and secondary education major from Smyrna, Tennessee; Wilson Miskelly, a sophomore nursing and youth ministry major from Henderson, Tennessee; and Natalie Hoyt, a junior psychology major from Yorktown, Indiana.

Shows were judged in four categories at the weekend’s three performances. Categories included lyrics, costumes, vocals and choreography and blocking. A complete listing of awards follows:

Sweepstakes
1 Xi Chi Delta
2 Phi Kappa Alpha
3 Chi Beta Chi 

Spirit of Makin' Music -Theta Nu

Lyrics
1 Xi Chi Delta
2 Phi Kappa Alpha
3 Chi Beta Chi

Costumes
1 Xi Chi Delta
2 Theta Nu
3 Sigma Rho

Vocals
1 Xi Chi Delta
2 Phi Kappa Alpha
3 Chi Beta Chi 

Choreography and Blocking
1 Xi Chi Delta
2 Chi Beta Chi
3 Phi Kappa Alpha

Entertainment Value
1 Xi Chi Delta
2 Phi Kappa Alpha
3 Chi Beta Chi

Props and Set Design
1 Xi Chi Delta
2 Phi Kappa Alpha
3 Sigma Rho

This year’s show marked the 41st annual production of Makin’ Music. The all-student musical extravaganza is a hallmark of the Freed-Hardeman experience and a highlight of the year for students and alumni alike. It typically draws large crowds of parents, alumni and prospective students to the campus.
 
Individuals may view or purchase photos from this event at https://photos.fhu.edu/Makin-Mus/2018